Duesenberg

Iola ’14 to feature 3 concept cars

Three of the most valuable postwar four-doors will be coming to the 2014 Iola Old Car Show in Iola, Wis. — the 1955 Chevrolet Biscayne concept car, the 1955 LaSalle II sedan concept car and the 1966 Duesenberg prototype.

ACD Club founding member Bob McEwan dies

Dick Greene, of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Club, has reported that Bob McEwan passed away Friday, October 18, in Hospice at Pocono Mountain Hospital. It was his wish to not have life support. Bob was a charter member of the Club – reputedly the first to reply to Harry Denhard’s ad in Motor Trend magazine –...

Automodello Mormon Meteor model is a work of art

This Automodello 1:24 model of the supercharged Duesenberg Special (a.k.a. “Mormon Meteor”) was recently featured in Old Cars Weekly. The more we look at the model, the more we like it, so I thought I would post the review here for all to read about this great piece of die-cast art: The king of...

Supercharged Duesenberg, additional Classics, highlight RM Auctions’ 2013 Amelia Island sale

Supercharged Duesenberg Walker-LaGrande convertible coupe offered by RM Auctions Walker-LaGrande convertible coupes are among the most striking Duesenbergs to have been built, but just three were built after the supply of Murphy convertible coupe bodies was extinguished. By the time the sweeping Walker-LaGrande bodies were brought to market, Duesenberg sales were petering out. All...

On exhibit: Gilmore explores Dust Bowl, Depression and drives

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. – The images from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of the 1930s are haunting – long lines at soup kitchens, farms buried by dirt and gaunt faces peering out from dilapidated autos piled high with their only possessions. But that is only part of the story. While desperate families...

ACD Museum kicks off festival with 12 classics for sale in benefit

The Seventh Annual Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum’s Benefit Extravaganza will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 30. This is the Museum’s premier event of the ACD Festival Weekend. Each year automobiles (not from the museum’s collection) are auctioned at the event with proceeds benefiting the educational programming efforts of the Museum. The event also...

Rare Duesenberg, Al Capone sedan head to RM’s St. John’s sale

• Sale acts as a prelude to the famed Concours d’Elegance of America at St. John’s • Complete digital catalogue now available online at www.rmauctions.com RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Concours d’Elegance of America, has secured a wonderful selection of classic automobiles for its St. John’s sale, July 28, in Plymouth,...